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happy (first day of the working) new year

Another holiday season is over, for what that’s worth, and with it a year that most of us won’t be eager to repeat.  A lot of things are happening this January,  and if they go even fairly smoothly, it will … Continue reading

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the possum lady of old kekionga

(Our now traditional post for Christmas night, an invented-on-the-spot bit of Kekionga folklore, originally posted in 2013.) One Christmas night we got home late from spending the holiday out of town.  Our dog sitter left the Japanese lantern on beside … Continue reading

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hulk-ku: cake. is multimedia.

Hulk see cake.  Make poem.  Also, phone photograph actual cake. Hulk Must Buy Cake   Piece cake, “white or yellow”. Uncanny cake resemblance. Like look in mirror.

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on friendly sharks

Over the last few troubling years I have been finding a weird kind of comfort in the company of the Friendly Shark.  It probably started with the Friendly Shark characters in other peoples’ comics, and with my own giant IKEA … Continue reading

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this animal is thinking about …

Do you ever wonder what the Mysterious Animal (or is it a Horrible Creature?) is thinking about in one of these sketchbook drawings?  Hint: it is probably not going to advance the implied plot too much.  Also, it is not … Continue reading

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minicomics live: finished script

If any minicomics script is ever finished.  This is as finished as it is probably going to get before it makes contact with the page.  There is definitely one place I will have to make a major decision on the … Continue reading

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minicomics live: the script, sort of

The first draft, such as it is, of the script.  I used 8 of the 10 random words in the seed, or 8 of 12 if you count all the possiblities.  Either way, that’s pretty good.  I think I am … Continue reading

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character creation as it happens

This guy is only a few hours old– he’s very sophisticated for his age, just ask him.  You may have to wait for the reply.  I have no idea what his voice is like; he may even end up being … Continue reading

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“on pruning maples”: haiku and not-a-haiku for a changing year

The first post of the new year, reflecting the last events of the old: Thin moon at twilight, Pruning the Japanese maple. I’m in a haiku. On Pruning Maples Pruning the Japanese maple At twilight, under a crescent moon. I’m … Continue reading

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the possum lady of old kekionga

(Our now traditional post for Christmas night, an invented-on-the-spot bit of Kekionga folklore, originally posted in 2013.) One Christmas night we got home late from spending the holiday out of town.  Our dog sitter left the Japanese lantern on beside … Continue reading

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